Communion and testimony

Introduction: Many people, especially those of the younger generation, have started to doubt their faith in today’s digital and electronic world where everything is on a screen and answers are just a...
May 13th is the anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady to three shepherd children in the small village of Fatima in Portugal in 1917. She appeared six times to Lucia, 9, and her cousins Francisco...
It is a great pleasure for me to welcome all of you to your new center, Our Lady Woman of Valor. It’s a center that belongs to all the Catholic migrants in the South Tel-Aviv, rich and poor, young...
US Catholic author George Weigel wrote a best-selling two-volume biography of Pope John Paul II and was given unprecedented access to the Polish Pope and the people who knew and worked with him when...
John Paul II's pontificate broke many records. But, beyond the numbers, the leadership of the Polish Pope guided the Catholic Church through many rising challenges in modern times. Following are the...
Floribeth Mora, the 50-year-old Costa Rican woman whose miraculous healing paved the way for the canonization of John Paul II, is taking to the Vatican a suitcase filled with handwritten letters for...
Fr. Paolo Padrini, creator of the iBreviary application, said that part of his goal for the recent release of the program in Arabic is fostering religious freedom in countries persecuted for their...
The parish of Christ the Savior in Taybeh celebrated the First Communion of 25 children of the parish. The Holy Eucharist was celebrated by the Patriarchal Vicar in Galilee, Bishop Giacinto-Boulos...
The Easter that we celebrate today with joy is not simply the commemoration of a past event, but the participation in the mystery of the passion, death and resurrection of Christ. It is no longer the...
The promise was kept and the dream fulfilled: the winners of the biblical contest, prepared and executed by the Latin Annunciation Family Club of Nazareth, participated in a pilgrimage to Rome to...
Asia Bibi, the 42-year-old Pakistani woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy will be spending Easter behind bars, in Multan women’s prison. Any faint hope of the case reaching a turning point...
In the narrative of Christ’s Passion and Death, who am I? This was the central question of Pope Francis’ homily during Palm Sunday Mass in Saint Peter’s Square, where 100,000 had gathered from around...
“Today, sixty Caritas agents are going to cities and villages in southern Guinea to inform about the prevention of the ebola epidemic.” Alexandre Koliéis is director of Caritas’ Nzérekoré branch. The...
On April 2, 2005 Blessed John Paul II died. And there ended the long pontificate of the first Polish pope in history. One of the best eyewitness accounts of Wojtyła as bishop in Poland and bishop of...
The 2014 Pax Christi International Peace Award has been granted to the Jesuit Refugee Service Syria (JRS Syria) for its outstanding dedication in providing emergency relief to Syrians since the war...
Two groups of religious sisters new to North Dakota’s Diocese of Bismarck bring the blessings of prayer and their examples of faith and service to the area, an official with the local Church said. “...
On 10 March Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, spoke at the 25th Regular Session of the Human Rights Council on the right to food, in Geneva....
The Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord celebrates the coming of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary to announce to her the special mission God had chosen for her in being the mother of His...
Influential representatives of the Orthodox Church were among the first to recognise John XXIII’s saintliness in the days of the Second Vatican Council. They even wanted to proclaim the good Pope a “...
Faith is believing your favorite team will win the World Series. Faith is believing that everything will turn out right. And faith is believing that God sacrificed His Son so that we may be free of...